January 2022 Quick Lit

My 2022 Reading (which, because of my unique tracking methods, began in December) is off to a strong start, with a decent variety of genres/topics, and an unusual (but welcome) predominance of ...

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A Plan for a Flourishing Reading Life in 2022

Last year was a fantastic year of reading for me—not because I read a record number of books (I finished fewer books last year than I have since 2017) or because the ...

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2021 Reading Wrap-Up and My Best Books of the Year

The month of December abounds with goodness and joy and all things magical, not the least of which is the many Best Of lists filling our feeds in these closing days of ...

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December 2021 Quick Lit (Fiction)

My fiction reading this month was pretty mystery-heavy (nothing new there!), balanced out by some middle grade novels. As is often the case, my opinions of the books are kind of all ...

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December 2021 Quick Lit (Nonfiction)

There’s not a lot of feel-good writing in this roundup of books. These titles are enlightening and convicting, speaking truth to areas that church and the culture have gotten wrong. You might ...

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The Good and Beautiful God {Book Review}

In this, my year of wonder, I’ve been reading a themed book each season that is helping me embrace wonder in my life. For my fourth and final book I wanted to ...

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November 2021 Quick Lit

It’s book review day! This month, rather than splitting my November Quick Lit across two posts, I’m sharing all of my reviews in a single post, so I’ll skip the lengthy preamble ...

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October 2021 Quick Lit: Fiction

There was quite a bit of uniformity in last week’s Nonfiction reviews. Today’s books are all quite different: from intended audience to genre to tone, we have a bookish grab bag going ...

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A Reader’s Guide to a More Fulfilling Reading Life: Part Three—Beyond the Books

For some readers, the reading experience concludes with the final sentence of a book. There is absolutely nothing wrong with this approach: a reader is simply a person who reads, and there ...

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October 2021 Quick Lit: Nonfiction

It’s book review day, and today’s featured books all have a faith component, while also addressing very different topics—I just love that even a sub-genre like Christian Nonfiction can encapsulate such an ...

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